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 Manual for Community Monitoring of Tree Growth, 2016. Silvia Purata (PPI), Patricia Gerez (INBIOTECA, PPI), Charles Peters (NYBG, PPI).

This illustrated manual was produced as part of the program to help forest-based communities in Mexico develop their capacities for managing and monitoring their own forests, both for timber and for environmental services including carbon capture. Using simple, accessible and effective tools and techniques the manual allows small holders to collect key data to help them make wise management decisions and receive benefits from REDD+ scheme. Download the PDF here.





Access and Benefit Sharing: Key Points for Policy-Makers, 2015. Sarah Laird (PPI), Rachel Wynberg (UCT, PPI). A series of policy briefs were produced in November 2015 by the GIZ’s ABS Capacity Development Initiative, People and Plants International, and the University of Cape Town. Through infographics and accessible text, the briefs communicate key points for policy-makers seeking to develop and implement effective ABS (access and benefit-sharing) measures. Trends in markets, research, and law and policy are highlighted for the pharmaceutical, agriculture, industrial biotech, cosmetic, botanical, food and beverage industries



Getting to know the territory: learning and exchange among young Nahua of the Sierra Norte de Puebla, Mexico (DVD. Spanish), 2015. This video summarises three years of work with the students and teachers of the Xolotl Highschool as part of a broad project helping students use the school and schooling process to develop skills and know-how that they can use to engage with the problems in their community through social and territorial revitalisation. Watch the video (parts 1, 2, 3) and learn more about the project here